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Week in sports: March 29, 2007

Baseball

La Jolla Country Day rolled to a 7-2 victory over Sitka, Alaska on March 21, scoring six runs after there were two outs in the sixth inning. Tommy Morris went 2-for-3 with a home run, a triple and three RBIs, and Greg Wisenberg pitched a strong game, coach John Edman said.

The Torreys fell, 3-2, to Santa Fe Christian on March 22 after the Eagles plated two late runs. Zack Kusnir turned in a fine effort on the mound, holding his opponents to one run in six innings of work.

The Bishop’s School beat Sitka, Alaska on March 20, 6-1. Tommy Wornham pitched six innings in which he struck out six batters, and Colin Walsh went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

On March 22, the Knights fell to Calvin Christian, 5-3. Walsh went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs.

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Bishop’s fell to San Dieguito Academy, 4-3, on March 24.

La Jolla High School fell to Mission Bay, 6-0, on March 20 in the City Conference Tournament. The Vikings dropped a 6-3 decision to St. Augustine on March 24.

Softball

The Bishop’s School fell, 20-5, to San Dieguito Academy on March 19.

Track and field

La Jolla Country Day’s boys team beat Canyon Crest Academy, 70-43, and toppled Calvin Christian, 70-38, in a three-team meet on March 22. Alex Maire won the 100 meters, the 200 and the triple jump, and Andy Altman won the discus and shot put.
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The Torreys’ girls beat Canyon Crest Academy, 77-55, and upended Calvin Christian, 81-40, on March 22. Lauren Pischel was a triple winner, taking the 800, the 1,600 and the 3,200.

La Jolla High School’s girls team rolled past Our Lady of Peace, 113-23, on March 21, winning 14 of the 16 events. Ashley Fu was a quadruple winner, taking the 100, the 200 and the long jump and running on the winning 4x100 relay team. Tess Plant-Thomas was also on the winning relay squad and won the 800.

Fu set a personal best of 16 feet, 10 1/4 inches at the Mt. Carmel Invitational on March 24, and Allyn Meyer had a season-best mark of 34 feet in the triple jump. Courtney Avampato shaved more than a second off her best time in the 1,600, running 5:20.41.

La Jolla’s boys team beat St. Augustine, 88-48, on March 21. In the Mt. Carmel Invitational on March 24, the Vikings’ highlight was Joe Binder’s 4:32.26 time in the 1,600.

Swimming

La Jolla Country Day’s girls team beat Clairemont, 93-61, on March 22. Melissa Berkay won the 500-meter freestyle and the 100 backstroke, and Norae Shakur was a winner in the 200 individual medley and the 100 freestyle.

The Torreys’ boys team fell to Clairemont, 80-65, on March 22. Ronny Clausner won the 50 freestyle and the 100 freestyle. Country Day was without standout Bobby Whitney, recovering from a broken wrist.

Boys tennis

La Jolla Country Day fell to Cathedral Catholic, 6-0, in a doubles tournament on March 19. The Torreys battled to a 6-6 tie with Canyon Crest Academy on March 20 before being delayed by rain, and on March 22 fell to The Bishop’s School, 10-8.

Jon Goodman and Marius Migdalski swept their doubles sets against Bishop’s, and Greg Hirshman swept in singles.

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Girls lacrosse

The Bishop’s School rolled to an 11-6 victory over Monte Vista on March 20. Riley Sexton led the way offensively, with four goals and two assists, and Claire Halter added a hat trick. Emily Reit scored twice and Felicity Bradley made seven saves in goal.

Boys volleyball

The Bishop’s School toppled Clairemont, 25-9, 25-12, 25-16, on March 20. Wheeler Hadden led the way with 12 kills, and Chandler Frost had 21 assists. David Stotlemyre contributed four aces, and Sam Gold had three.

The Knights fell to San Dieguito Academy, 25-12, 25-17, 25-17 on March 21, losing their first league match of the season. Libero Travis Sinclair led Bishop’s with 14 digs.

La Jolla High School fell to University City, 25-19, 25-17, 25-27, 25-17, on March 20.

Boys golf

The Bishop’s School beat Tri-City Christian, 205-237, at San Luis Rey Downs on March 19. The Knights then edged Horizon Christian, 214-242, on March 20.

Awards

La Jolla Country Day had three teams recognized recently as winter season CIF San Diego Section All-Academic teams, as they posted the highest un-weighted cumulative grade point averages in the section. The Torreys’ boys basketball team (3.55 GPA), boys soccer team (3.68 GPA) and girls soccer team (3.69 GPA) were honored. The programs will be honored at the CIF-SDS Board of Managers meeting at Cathedral Catholic High School on April 24.